Ben Lippen School

7401 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203-0292
Tel: (803)807-4000
Grades: PK - 12 | 792 students
Ben Lippen School seeks to glorify God by assisting the family and church in equipping students spiritually, academically, and socially under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
Ben Lippen School has three primary objectives: to call students to Christian discipleship; to provide an excellent academic education; and to be an extension of the Christian home.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported varied
Year Founded 1940

Student Body

Total Students 792 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Ben Lippen School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 43%
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Government, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges between $6800 and $10,000, depending on grade level
% on Financial Aid 28%
Admissions Director Kelly Adams

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Class Officers, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Marching Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, Student Council, Student Missions Fellowship, Worship Arts, Yearbook Choir, Class Officers, Drama, Marching Band, Math Team, Worship Arts, Yearbook, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,
Student Missions Fellowship,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Miracle Academy Preparatory School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clara Mohammed School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Clara Mohammed School (2.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
    2.5 miles
    5119 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803)252-9477
    2.5PK-8
    21
  • Russellville
    Grades: PK-12 | 113 students
    2.8 miles
    Po Box 47
    Russellville, SC 29476
    (843)567-4644
    2.8PK-12
    113
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-6 | 68 students
    3.4 miles
    5501 Broad River Rd
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803)798-5138
    3.4PK-6
    68
  • Columbia
    Westminster Child Development
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 66 students
    3.5 miles
    1715 Broad River Rd.
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)798-4590
    3.5PK-KG
    66
  • Columbia
    Grades: 1-5 | 52 students
    3.7 miles
    1510 Canal Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)551-5555
    3.71-5
    52

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